I was born in Zaragoza back in 1984
My actual name is Miguel Julián, but almost everyone call me Miky, or maybe figarocorso
As a computer engineer I've worked at:
- Sysdig (2018-now)
- SDET and tooling eng. tech lead + Team manager
- Frogtek (2014-2018)
- QA and Release manager + Django dev
- Zentyal (2012-2014)
- Devops engineer + Django developer
- Juan de Lanuza (2008-2012)
- Teaching and system and network administrator
After some success and tones of failures, some key learnings:
- People over resources
- Measure before improving it
- SMART goals naturally gain more traction
- We (humans) are prone error
- Automate, iterate, profit
- Deliver value ASAP so early feedback can arrive
- Baby steps + KISS
QA * (Devops + Backend >> Frontend)
GitOps and Infrastructure
- Jenkins, GithubActions, Terraform, Ansible, AWS/GCP/Azure
- K8s: OCP3.11, OCP4.X, Kops, EKS, IKS, AKS, GKE
- Cassandra, Postgres/MySQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, MongoDB, BigQuery
- OpenLDAP and/or Active Directory + SSO (SAML, OpenID)
- Dovecot, Postfix, Zarafa, RoundCube, Amavis, SpamAssassin
Actual programming 😜
- Clean Code and Code Complete follower
- Python > Java | Bash >> Rust | PHP | Perl > Go | C | C++
- Selenium, TestNG, PyTest, Cucumber, RestAssured
Beyond technical skills
- Managed two different remote teams (3 and 6+ people)
- Handling effective 1:1s
- Feedback, personal growth and performance reviews
- Generate team KPIs for improvement and visibility
- Align team vision and goals
- Bussiness coaching training
- Onsite and remote team buildings
- Major and minor deliverables testing and release workflow
- Onpremise customers releases
- Android app release
- Working closely with field teams also at customer calls
Life outside IT world
- Worked as highschool Math/CS teacher for 4 years
- Develop and being part of people's growth is amazing
- Yearly collaboration with local university (around TDD)
- Worked at Genbeta (2M visitors/month tech blog)
- Ratones en la Red: National radio segment (RNE)
- Dozens of music reviews for several media
- Astronomy, motorsport, travelling, music, writing, events, books, ...
Moments in life to meet great people
TEDxZaragoza - Trying to sabotage our lifes
Pint of Science - Bringing science to people... and pubs!
France, Andorra, Italy, Monaco, Swizerland, Belgium, Holland, England, Scotland, Ireland, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Bosnia, Serbia, Greece, Japan, Vietnam, Mexico, Malta, Iceland and many more to come.
But also knowing my country: Spain. Because we usually forget how beautiful and charming it is (37 out of 50 regions so far).
But it is not only about visiting places...
There are more activities to live and enjoy
Writing: A hidden passion. Not everything but take a look
Playing the electric guitar: I enjoy music... thus, why not?
Reading: Cien Años de Soledad, Momo, Silmarillion, Hyperion, ...
Cinema: 12 Angry Men, The Bride Princess, Intouchables, ...
Nature: Climbing, hiking, listening, feeling, ... natur-ing!
Thank you for reading